4.3 out of 5

"Good resort and happy with facilities. Unfortunate about the coral on the beaches but can be overcome with shoes! Foxes cafe very good and sufficie ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 11 Aug 2018

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Fitzroy Island awaits you at Fitzroy Island Resort. You'll find popular sights like Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Central Shopping Centre within reach. Highlights at this beachfront resort include 2 restaurants, an outdoor swimming pool and a poolside bar.

You can enjoy LCD TVs with digital channels, and all 99 rooms feature ceiling fans, hairdryers and phones. Irons/ironing boards, desks and free toiletries are also available.

A pampering day can include deep-tissue massages and hot stone massages. The restaurant, Zephyr, serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. Pool Bar is the resort's own bar. Spend the day at the beach where you'll find scuba diving and snorkelling, and enjoy the on-site kids' swimming pool. A conference centre and a meeting room are among the business amenities offered. Additionally, you'll find WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café and laundry facilities. Full breakfast is available daily between 7 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also the convenience of a ferry terminal shuttle.

Attractions in proximity to this 4.5-star Fitzroy Island resort include Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and Mount Whitfield Conservation Park.

Resort Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$140 per night

Welcome Bay Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Island Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Penthouse, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

Beach Cabin

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

2 Bedroom Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Fitzroy Island Resort ratings based on 227 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Fitzroy Island Resort

Everyone (121) Couples (66) Family (40)
5 out of 5
What a slice of paradise. Not only is Fitzroy a stunning island it is staffed by wonderful people who went out of their way to make you feel welcome. Thanks to the staff at

Posted by on 11 Jun. 2019

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5 out of 5
Loved the location. Staff very friendly and helpful. Food at foxys was average.

Posted by on 19 May 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 7 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5
The island was really beautiful and we had great time there. The staffs are general very friendly and helpful. but there are few things that will improve the better stay over there: 1. internet access which only in lobby or jetty area. There is not even phone connection in the room as our booking has lots of problems that we really need to contact the website. that was really hard work to get it done. 2. food - there are lots of Asian travel to the island, but they only provide very limited options for food. There are all kind of food available in Cairns. shouldn't be too hard to bring in some Asian food in or other options to make meal time much easier. 3. the general store is the only place available for all the guests to get some stuff, but it is close at 4pm and even meat pies are running out in 30 seconds. Will be better to open longer hours and provide a bit more hot snacks and goods.

Posted by on 17 Jan. 2019

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4 out of 5
Absolutely loved the island, plenty to do and it was very relaxing. The room was ok, the resort could do with a little work though; - we were only provided with a sheet on our bed and a throw blanket in the cupboard, it was too hot to sleep with just the fan on, and to cold to leave the air conditioner on all night. - no gym on the island - there was sand in our room leftover from previous guests throughout the floors. - we paid for 2 x island suites, one had a perfect view on the 2nd floor, and the other was on the ground floor with the view of the ocean blocked by a cabin which we didn't think we good enough seeing as we had paid for an island room. - our room was also missing some utensils which was inconvenient as we had cooked many meals which required the missing utensils. In saying that, we would return, however if the room is not to our expectation next time we will definitely be complaining.

Posted by on 17 Jan. 2019

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5 out of 5
We had such a good time that we have already booked to go back in a few months and stay for a week rather than the 2 nights we just did!

Posted by on 14 Jan. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 9 Dec. 2018

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4 out of 5
lovely staff, nice hotel , fabulous beach, definitely one to come back to

Posted by , from Cairns on 15 Nov. 2018

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 26 Oct. 2018

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3 out of 5
Great spot close to cairns However the room had not been cleaned very well,Bathroom was dirty Shower had a faulty hot water tap and flooded the floor each time it was used.

Posted by on 16 Oct. 2018

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Property Features

Fitzroy Island Resort offers its guests an outdoor pool and a kid's pool. There are 2 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/cafΘ and a nearby corner/local shop. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. A library, tour or ticket assistance, and a BBQ are also featured at the luxury Fitzroy Island Resort. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4.5-star Fitzroy Island resort.

  • 99 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • Built in 2009
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Conference centre
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Games room or arcade
  • Library
  • Corner/local shop
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • ATM
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room


Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)


  • Airport: Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.)
  • Property shuttles: Ferry terminal shuttle
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

Fitzroy Island Resort offers 99 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. 32-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include free toiletries and a ceiling fan. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.

Zephyr – This beachfront restaurant specialises in local cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Foxys Tavern – This beachfront restaurant specialises in barbecue and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Pool Bar – This bar is located by the pool. Open daily.

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Massages

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

This property is located 45 minutes away from Cairns by boat transfer. For scheduled service times, please contact the property. Please note the last service of the day to depart Cairns is at 1:30 PM and the earliest service to depart the property is at 9:30 AM. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 15.0 per day.


  • No pets allowed


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No on-site parking is available.


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: AUD 29 for adults and AUD 22 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 5 per day (rates may vary)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 15.0 per day
  • On-site credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Fitzroy Island Resort
  • Fitzroy Island Hotel Fitzroy Island
  • Fitzroy Island Hotel

You should know

  • To get to the property, guests need to transfer by boat. Transfers need to be confirmed by contacting the property at least 72 hours before travel at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Fitzroy Island Resort offers transfers from the ferry terminal (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Alcohol isn't allowed at Fitzroy Island Resort.